Panax ginseng: a systematic review of adverse effects and drug interactions.

@article{Coon2002PanaxGA,
  title={Panax ginseng: a systematic review of adverse effects and drug interactions.},
  author={J. T. Coon and E. Ernst},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          323-44
        }
}
Panax ginseng C. A. Meyer is a perennial herb native to Korea and China and has been used as an herbal remedy in eastern Asia for thousands of years. Modern therapeutic claims refer to vitality, immune function, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, improvement of cognitive and physical performance and sexual function. A recent systematic review of randomised controlled trials found that the efficacy of ginseng root extract could not be established beyond doubt for any of these indications. In order… Expand
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